JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

US Department of Transportation

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Federal Highway Administration
Office of Transportation Policy Studies

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466685
Date Posted: 03/17/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
H7 -- State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
L9 -- Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities
R4 -- Transportation Economics
Salary Range: $72,750 - $134,798
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Transportation Policy Studies and apply your economics skills to evaluating transportation challenges and policy options.

Working with a team of economists, operation research analysts, statisticians, engineers, and transportation specialists, the successful applicant will:
• Contribute to the formulation and execution of cross-cutting applied economic research, models, and tools pertaining to marginal costs, highway revenues, roadway pricing, travel demand elasticities, producer and user costs and inflation, benefits and subsidies, societal costs of roadway provision and use, and equity and efficiency issues.
• Conduct benefit and cost analysis for a variety of highway programs and projects, policy options and regulatory policies.
• Develop and apply methods to identify, collect, process, and analyze large volumes of transportation data.
• Apply statistical and econometric methods to identify trends, estimate transportation indictors, make projections, and solve analytical problems.
• Visualize information; communicate results to a diverse audience; and develop materials for top management officials to help in evaluating complex policy proposals.
• Write, modify, and/or edit analytical reports that include analysis and evaluation of different technical problems, and transportation policy issues.

The FHWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. US citizenship is required for this position.

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2021
Reference Instructions:
Please provide 3 references.
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